Colts vs Bills NFL Week One Capsule

Buffalo Bills v Indianapolis Colts

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS AT BUFFALO BILLS

SERIES

COLTS BILLS
SERIES LEADER 35-31-1
STREAKS 7 of past 8
COACHES VS. OPP. Chuck Pagano: 1-0 Rex Ryan: 3-1
LAST GAME 11/25/12: Bills 13 at Colts 20. Indianapolis WR T.Y. Hilton scores 2 TDs, including 75-yard PR-TD. Colts LB Jerrell Freeman has 16 total tackles & sack.
LAST GAME AT SITE 1/3/10: Bills 30, Colts 7. Buffalo RB Fred Jackson rushes for 212 yards on 33 carries (6.4 avg.) & adds TD catch. Bills LB Paul Posluszny leads defense with 11 tackles.
REFEREE John Parry
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Spero Dedes, Solomon Wilcots. SIRIUS: 137 (Ind.), 82 (Buf.). XM: 82 (Buf.).

2014 STATS

PASSING Luck: 380-616-4761 (3L)-40 (1L)-16-96.5 Taylor (Pre.): 24-31-236-0-0-98.3
RUSHING Gore (SF): 255-1106-4.3-4 McCoy (Phi.): 312-1319 (3L)-4.2-5
RECEIVING Johnson (Hou.): 85-936-11.0-3 Watkins: 65-982-15.1-6
OFFENSE 406.6 (3L) 318.5
TAKE/GIVE -5 +7 (3C)
DEFENSE 342.7 312.2 (2C)
SACKS 2 tied: 6.5 Williams: 14.5
INTs Adams: 5 (T3L) McKelvin: 4
PUNTING McAfee: 46.7 Schmidt: 42.9
KICKING Vinatieri: 140 (3L) (50/50 PAT; 30/31 FG) Carpenter: 133 (3C) (31/32 PAT; 34/38 FG)

NOTES

COLTS: QB ANDREW LUCK led the NFL with 40 TD passes in 2014 & has 12,957 career pass yards, more than any player in 1st 3 NFL seasons. 1 of 3 players in NFL history with 4,000+ pass yards in 2 of 1st 3 seasons…RB FRANK GORE makes Colts debut. Finished 10-year career with 49ers (2005-14) as all-time leading rusher in SF history (11,073 yards). In last meeting (10/7/12 with SF), rushed for 106 yards on 14 att. (7.6 avg.) & TD…In 2014, Pro Bowl WR T.Y. HILTON led team with career-high 1,345 rec. yards & had 82 catches & 7 TDs. Had TD catch in last meeting. WR ANDRE JOHNSON makes Ind. debut. Texans’ all-time leader in catches (1,012) & rec. yards (13,597). Needs 13 catches to surpass ISAAC BRUCE (1,024) for No. 8 all-time. TE DWAYNE ALLEN had career-high 8 TDs in 2014…LB D’QWELL JACKSON led AFC with 138 tackles in 2014. 1 of 3 NFL players with 100+ tackles (138) & 4+ sacks (4) last season. LB JERRELL FREEMAN had 16 tackles & sack in last meeting…BILLS: Head coach REX RYAN makes Bills debut…QB TYROD TAYLOR makes 1st NFL start. Drafted by Ravens in 2011 (Round 6, No. 180 overall) & spent 4 seasons with Bal…Pro Bowl RB LE SEAN MC COY makes Bills debut. Since entering NFL in 2009, ranks 3rd in NFL with 9,074 scrimmage yards (6,792 rush; 2,282 rec.). In 2 career meetings (with Phi.), has 205 scrimmage yards (174 rush, 31 rec.) & rush TD…WR SAMMY WATKINS set Bills rookie records for catches (65), receiving yards (982) & TD catches (6) in 2014. WR ROBERT WOODS posted career-highs in catches (65), rec. yards (699) & TDs (5) last season. TE CHARLES CLAY makes Buf. debut. In 4 seasons with Mia. (2011-14), posted 161 catches for 1,809 yards & 14 TDs. In last meeting (9/15/13 with Mia.), had 5 catches for 109 yards (21.8 avg.)…DE MARIO WILLIAMS posted career-high 14.5 sacks in 2014 & has 3 consecutive 10+ sack seasons since joining Buf. in 2012. Has 11 sacks in 12 career meetings.


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